Canned Harmony (1912) is directed by Alice Gay Blache who was the first woman director and the first persons to direct a fiction film in 1896. She also co-owned with her husband one of the first film studios, where she posted a sign reading "ACT NATURALLY" She also directed "Algie the Miner" which is found elsewhere in the Archive. Topics: women, silents, music
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Excerpts from "Fife and Drum Music of the American Revolution: Military Music in America series, vol. 1," produced by the Company of Military Collectors & Historians, Washington, D.C. with George P. Carroll, Director of Music -- from about 1976. Wm. Thomas Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.gunjones.com and see our Lee's Legion page on Face Book at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LeesLegion/ Topics: Fife and Drum music, American Revolutionary War, American Revolution, Company of Military...
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A marching band appears, and the band-leader prepares to give them the music for the song he wants them to play. He has prepared a large staff above their heads, and he now creates notes by making duplicates of his own head, placing them on the staff, and completing the notes with sticks and other implements taken from the band members. When he has finished, the players attempt to perform the music that has been written in such an unusual fashion. Director: Georges Méliès Stars: Georges... Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Music
L'Homme Orchestre, 1900, 1m21s Star Film Catalogue Nos. 262-263 In many ways a sequel to The Four Troublesome Heads (Un Homme de têtes, 1898), The One-Man Band ups the ante to a considerable degree by featuring no fewer than seven identically-dressed Georges Méliès playing musical instruments and interacting with one another in remarkably convincing synchronisation. Buster Keaton pulled off a similar trick in The Playhouse (1921) with greater technical polish, but Méliès beat him to the... Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Fantasy, Music